/tel'i tuyp"ruy'teuhr, tel"i tuyp'-/, n.
a telegraphic apparatus by which signals are sent by striking the letters and symbols of the keyboard of an instrument resembling a typewriter and are received by a similar instrument that automatically prints them in type corresponding to the keys struck. Abbr.: TTY
[1900-05; TELE-1 + TYPEWRITER]

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